Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986

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Joseph M. Howorth practiced law in Greenville, Mississippi with his wife. In 1934, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Lucy Somerville Howorth to the Board of Veterans Appeals, and her husband accompanied her to Washington, DC. In 1954, the couple returned to Mississippi and established a law practice together in Cleveland. Joseph M. Howorth died in 1980.

James Oliver Eastland was born on 28 November 1904 in Doddsville, Mississippi. He attended the University of Mississippi (1922-1924), Vanderbilt University (1925-1926), and the University of Alabama (1926-1927). After admission to the state bar in 1927, he practiced law in Forest, Mississippi and served for a time in the Mississippi House of Representatives. In 1941, U.S. Senator Pat Harrison of Mississippi died in office, and Governor Paul B. Johnson Sr. offered the temporary appointment to Eastland. Eastland successfully campaigned for the senate seat in 1942, remaining in Congress until his retirement in 1978.

From the description of Joseph M. Howorth Collection of James O. Eastland Correspondence, 1927-1941. (University of Mississippi). WorldCat record id: 434096551

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referencedIn William H. Taylor Case Files, 1938-1957 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986. Joseph M. Howorth Collection of James O. Eastland Correspondence, 1927-1941. University of Mississippi
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associatedWith Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986. person
associatedWith Bankhead, John Hollis, 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Berry, Jason. person
associatedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966. person
associatedWith Dixon, Frank M. (Frank Murray), 1892-1965. person
associatedWith Durr, Virginia Foster. person
associatedWith Edelstein, Julius C. C. (Julius Caius Caesar), 1912-2005. person
associatedWith Field, Richard Hinkley, 1903-1978. person
correspondedWith Howorth, Joseph Marion, 1896-1980 person
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith McNurlen, Keith A., 1919-1973. person
associatedWith Rabin, Jack, 1945- person
associatedWith Scott, Byron. person
associatedWith Williams family. family
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Birth 1904-11-28

Death 1986-02-19

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